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Did Xi Just Save the World?

Did Xi Just Save the World?

As usual: If the title of an article is a question, the answer almost always is «No». Still, Xi Jinping’s announcement that China plans to peak emissions before 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2060 is a big deal and deserves closer examination. Remember: China is currently responsible for around 28 percent of global carbon emissions.

Published in Weekly Filet #319, in October 2020.

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